Pulp Parade #311: Well, you should have gone out dressed properly

This is Thrilling Wonder Stories for Spring 1954, cover by Walter Popp, and boy does this one really push the boundaries of “if you’re pretty enough your space costume doesn’t need to make sense,” because it looks like our intrepid space heroine is out there in the vacuum wearing a red bathing suit and sandals. The ISFDB entry for this issue is here. I found this version of the cover at Pulp Covers.

Frrom the version of this issue preserve at the Internet Archive, here’s an interior illustration for Frank Belknap Long’s story “Manhunt” done by Ed Emshwiller:

You can donwload and read the entire issue at the Internet Archive.

Tumblr favorite #1796: Flaming tauntresses


Original post here. This image was researched by Bacchus at ErosBlog as part of the “Γ commission.” The research was originally published at Hedonix as “Γ 026 – Demon Ladies Of Derision.” Here is what Bacchus found.

The “EMSH-” signature on this work is the signature of legendary science fiction cover artist Ed Emshwiller. This artwork by Emshwiller appeared on the cover of the Summer 1954 Startling Stories. The Encyclopedia of Science fiction has a detailed biography with a lot more information about this artist.